COVID-19: Clinical Labs in the Media Spotlight with Dr. Katherine Wu and Dr. Susan Butler-Wu
Listen now
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought more media attention to clinical laboratories than at any time in recent history. Today we’ll talk about media coverage of diagnostic testing for COVID-19 with two experts. Some of the questions we’ll discuss include: How has the media coverage of tests for COVID-19 affected the public’s view of these tests? What is the role of social media in talking about testing for COVID-19? How do reporters covering COVID-19 testing work with clinical microbiologists to get the story right?
More Episodes
The Center of Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) has categorized emergent resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae as an “urgent” public health problem. We discuss the emerging problem of gonorrhea and implications for public health with experts in the field Topics discussed: The clinical...
Published 03/24/23
We can probably all agree that any false positive test result is bad, but I think it’s safe to say that some false positives, like a false positive HIV test for example, is much more anxiety provoking than others. And when it comes to HIV, there have been a number of key advances in the field...
Published 02/24/23
Published 02/24/23